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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,085

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Across
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Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
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Simple one : SIMON
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Fellini output : FILM
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Centennial state: Abbr. : COLO
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Liturgical cloth : AMICE
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Old Greek theaters : ODEA
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What two fives make : ATEN
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In a bad spot : UPTHECREEK
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Elm, for one : SHADETREE
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Hip : AWARE
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Contest for lumbermen : ROLEO
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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Laver specialties : SERVES
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Press, TV and radio : MEDIA
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Cutout : PAPERDOLL
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Presently : ANON
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Roman halls : ATRIA
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Part of a Southern signature : ELEE
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"Dealer must draw to 16 or under," e.g. : HOUSERULE
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Mist : BRUME
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Performer : ARTIST
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Aftereffect : SCAR
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After expenses : NET
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Holy women: Abbr. : STES
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Occurrence : EVENT
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Overdone : TRITE
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Capacity for seeing detail : CAMERAEYE
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Energy of a kind : WATERPOWER
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Turn : VEER
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"___ the mood for love" : IMIN
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Heaters : ETNAS
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Saecula : ERAS
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Nub : GIST
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Class : STYLE
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Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
Down
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Portnoy's creator : ROTH
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Decamped : CLEAREDOUT
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Southwestern arroyo : HONDO
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Browns : SAUTES
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Makeshift : IMPROMPTU
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Tiny insect : MITE
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Yellow pigment : OCHER
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Designating a maiden name : NEE
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Shipping agent : FORWARDER
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Rake's glance : LEER
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Reach : MAKE
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Serve parties : CATER
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Kazan : ELIA
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Away from land : ASEA
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Midwestern city : OMAHA
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Man of La Mancha : SENOR
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Noblemen : EARLS
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Willing workers : VOLUNTEERS
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Smyrna figs : ELEME
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Hiemal hazard : SLEET
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Urgent : INSISTENT
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Gradually : PIECEMEAL
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TV comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Uncle Remus word : BRER
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Unwilling : AVERSE
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"Ivanhoe" author : SCOTT
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Domain of admiral in "Pinafore" : NAVEE
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Branch : TWIG
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Branches : RAMI
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Start of "The Ancient Mariner" : ITIS
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Bearded : AWNY
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Assents : YEAS
58
Gaelic : ERSE
60
Footlike part : PES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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